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VASCO Extends Biometrics Authentication Capability with DIGIPASS for Apps Face Recognition

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., May 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- VASCO® Data Security International, Inc. VDSI, -3.77% a global leader in authentication, electronic signatures, and identity management today announced DIGIPASS [®] for Apps Face Recognition which provides organizations a frictionless authentication option to enhance security and improve the user experience.

DIGIPASS [®] for Apps Face Recognition is a simple, secure and user-friendly feature that utilizes multiple facial data points to accurately authenticate end users, and next generation liveness detection to defeat hacker spoofing techniques.

DIGIPASS [®] for Apps Face Recognition uses a simple enrollment process. The user takes a series of "selfies" to create a highly accurate biometric template which is then encrypted for protection and stored. To authenticate, the user simply takes a "selfie" which is compared with the stored biometric template. A proper match, based on an accuracy score, completes the secure authentication process. Customers can further strengthen this process with additional contextual data, such as geolocation and device identification. This data can be analyzed in real-time by VASCO's...